|ISGM Podcast: The Concert #1 - Beethoven: Before & After - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum|
In this program, we hear two Beethoven pieces for strings and piano: a tuneful early violin sonata and the famous “Ghost Trio,” written 12 years later, and look at Beethoven’s dramatic transformation through the lens of his chamber music works. Violinist Corey Cerovsek, pianist Paavali Jumppanen and the Claremont Trio play Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 12, No. 3 and Beethoven’s Piano Trio in D Major, Op...
Keywords: Gardner Museum; museum; podcast; the concert; classical music; Beethoven; Claremont Trio; Corey Cerovsek; Paavali Jumppanen
|ISGM Podcast: The Concert #17 - The Archduke - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum|
This week’s episode is dedicated just one piece: Beethoven’s “Archduke” trio. This piece was named for the Archduke Randolph, a student and friend of Beethoven’s for many years. But many performers and writers note that the evocative “Archduke” title seems to fit the music. The words “noble” and “grand” crop up frequently in descriptions of the piece, which is an expansive 45 minutes long and contains, according the authoritative “New Grove Dictionary”, one of the most ...
Keywords: Gardner Museum; museum; podcast; the concert; classical music; Beethoven; Claremont Trio
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|ISGM Podcast: The Concert #19 - Contrasting Beethoven and Mozart|
This week, some music of contrast. Beethoven wrote the single movement "Alegretto" piano trio for a ten year old girl from Vienna. He wrote in the dedication that he hoped the piece would bring "encouragement in pianoforte playing." The simple but showy piano part was probably written by Beethoven to allow the young player to shine. The allegretto will be followed by Mozart's G minor string quintet...
Keywords: Gardner Museum; museum; podcast; the concert; classical music; Beethoven; Mozart; Claremont Trio; Orion String Quartet; Ida Kavafian